Belagavi airport made a new beginning today, with the starting of an Airbus 319 service from Air India from Bengaluru, which had a good 68% load factor on the inaugural flight.
The AirBus-319, 83 passengers in arrival and 104 passengers in departure. The capacity of the AirBus-319 is 122 passenger.
A water salute welcomed the Airbus 319 on the tarmac, and this is what the runway was expanded for and the dream was realized today.
The Airbus 319 made an early landing with a travel time of 45 minutes from Bengaluru.
The Belagavi airport was all decked up to welcome the big bird to town.
It was a proud moment that Belagavi Airport received for the first time a jet-propelled passenger aircraft. A new chapter is being written here for a good and promising tomorrow to come with many more routes to be added soon in near future.
With this flight, Bengaluru is connected by flights on all 7 days of the week.